Archive for the ‘Training’ Category

The Tone Starts at the Top: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Sexual harassment is not a problem of the past. Lately, it seems that not a week goes by without another news report on allegations of rampant harassment at high-profile companies. Most employers are well aware that sexual harassment is unlawful under both California and federal law, but that doesn’t seem to stop the problem from […]

12 Jul 17 - Harassment, Training - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Workplace Harassment Focus of EEOC Meeting

Workplace harassment is alleged in approximately 30 percent of all charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), according to EEOC Chair Jenny R. Yang. “By identifying underlying problems in workplaces and industries where we see recurring patterns of harassment, we are developing strategies that focus on targeted outreach and education as well […]

22 Jan 15 - Disabilities, Harassment, Training - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Training Questions: AB 2053 and “Abusive Conduct”

As we previously reported, Governor Edmund G. Brown signed AB 2053, which requires employers subject to the mandatory sexual harassment prevention training requirement for supervisors to now include a component on preventing “abusive conduct.” One frequently asked question is how this new law affects employees that must complete their training by the end of 2014. […]

22 Oct 14 - Harassment, Training - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Be My Office Valentine

The office romance results are in! Fifty-six percent of business professionals surveyed said they have participated in some type of romantic relationship in the workplace, according to Vault.com’s 2014 Office Romance Survey. Trouble for Employers That percentage probably doesn’t surprise a lot of employers, but some of the survey’s results should raise a huge red […]

12 Feb 14 - Harassment, Training - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »